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The Catholic Community Foundation, Inc. was created to provide long-term financial stability for charitable, religious and educational organizations within the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.
 

Mission Statement

TO PROMOTE the value of planned giving and endowments as essential to the financial well-being of the Church and to provide assistance to Catholic organizations in the acquisition, management, investment and growth of endowment funds.
 
TO TEACH stewardship as a way of life for all individuals, families and communities in the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and to assist parishes, schools and other Catholic organizations to develop the resources they need to carry out their missions.
 
TO PROMOTE the unity and solidarity of the Church in central and southern Indiana through excellence in communications.
 
TO SUPPORT the immediate and long-range financial objectives of the archdiocese through participation in the United Catholic Appeal and other archdiocesan-sponsored fund-raising programs.
 
TO MAXIMIZE return on investments consistent with Catholic values and sound investment practices.

Catholic Community Foundation Staff
 
Elisa Smith 
Elisa M. Smith, CPA

Director
Catholic Community Foundation, Inc.
 
 
 
 Elisa Smith
 
Melanie Johnson

Gift Administration & Parish Resource Specialist
Catholic Community Foundation, Inc.
 
 
 
 
Elisa Smith 
Rhobie Bentley

Donor Relations Coordinator
Catholic Community Foundation, Inc.
 
 
 

Officers of the Board

 
Member

Archbishop Charles C. Thompson
Archbishop
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
 
Ex-Officio
Msgr. William F. Stumpf, Ph.D.
Vicar General
Archdiocese of Indianapolis

President

Christine Vujovich
Retired
Cummins, Inc.
Columbus

Vice President
Christopher H. Molloy, J.D. CFRE
Vice President for University Advancement
University of Indianapolis

Treasurer
Brian Burkert, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Immediate Past President

Dr. Marilyn Faulkenburg, Ed.D.
PHR, SHRM-CP
Professor, Graduate Studies
Sullivan University Louisville

Secretary
Angela M. Berg
Vice President and Trust Counsel
National Bank of Indianapolis
Indianapolis

Staff Liaison
Elisa M. Smith, CPA
Director
Catholic Community Foundation, Inc.

 
Board of Trustees

O. Earl Elliott
Certified Public Accountant
Sackrider & Company, Inc.
Terre Haute

Greg Hahn
Partner
Bose McKinney and Evans LLP
Indianapolis

James S. Laudick, CPA*
Business Consultant and Tax Advisor
BKD, LLP
Indianapolis
*Advisor to the Board

Norman C. Kruer, CPA
Business Consultant and Advisor
Ace Management Services, Inc.
New Albany

Lance A. Lyday, CFP®
President and Owner
Harbour Wealth Partners, Inc.

Steven Stapleton, CIMA CFP®
Vice President/Wealth Advisor
Stapleton Fox Group
Morgan Stanley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Advisors to the Board and Staff

 
John S. “Jay” Mercer
Attorney at Law
Mercer Belanger
Indianapolis
 
Jolinda Moore
Executive Director for Stewardship and Development
Archdiocese of Indianapolis

 
Greg Otolski
Executive Director for Communications
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
 

 

 
 


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